APC Appoints Sen. Ajimobi as Acting National Chairman

APC Appoints Sen. Ajimobi as  Acting National Chairman
Oluwapelumi Fasoyin

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has elevated Sen. Abiola Ajimobi to serve as its acting National Chairman.

This comes after the Court of Appeal upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole.

Sen. Ajimobi was the party’s Deputy National Chairman for the southern region and is a former Governor of Oyo state.

Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, The National Publicity Secretary All Progressives Congress confirmed it in a statement on Tuesday, it said its National Working Committee (NWC) had been guided by the party’s legal department in line with the provisions its constitution.

“According to Section 14.2. (iii),of the APC constitution, the Deputy National Chairman, North/South ‘Shall act as the National Chairman in the absence of the National Chairman from his zone’,” the statement said.

The Court of Appeal, earlier on Tuesday, had upheld the suspension of erstwhile National Chairman, Oshiomhole, by an Abuja High Court delivered by Justice Danlami Senchi which in March ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole as well as restraining him from parading himself as the National Chairman of the party.

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